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10/21/2014 7:47:15 AM
The majority of village of Fredonia trustees gave their approval to two separate bonding resolutions at a combined total of over $100,000. Trustees unanimously approved a 60-thousand dollar bonding resolution for a new roof at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. And by a four to one vote, trustees approved a 47-thousand dollar bonding resolution towards the purchase of a double-drum vibrating roller f...read more
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2014-10-21 06:26
State Senator Cathy Young is calling on President Obama to enact an immediate travel ban on passengers flying from West Africa to the U.S. to contain the spread of Ebola.  Young says that "Common sense" dictates that we should stop travel into the U.S. from Ebola-affected West African nations. The Olean Republican says because JFK Airport is a major international travel hub, we must be especi...read more
2014-10-21 06:23
The State DOT has announced that bridge maintenance work will begin today on the Route 60 bridge over Canadaway Creek in the town of Pomfret.  Route 60 will have lane closures between Spoden Road and Shumla Road.  Traffic will alternate the use of one lane controlled by temporary traffic signals.  The work is expected to last for about three weeks. ...read more
2014-10-21 06:21
A 19-year-old Stockton man has been ticketed for not wearing a seat belt after a crash on Cemetery Road in the town of Stockton last night.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies say Robert Keech allegedly swerved his vehicle to miss a deer in the roadway.  He veered off the road and traveled about 40 to 50 yards through an open field before hitting a tree head on.  Stockton rescuers...read more
2014-10-20 12:57
The Chautauqua County League of Women Voters will be holding Meet the Candidates events in both Jamestown and Fredonia this week.  While featuring candidates running for Family Court Judge and the State Assembly, the group will have only one of the candidates running for County Sheriff.  Minda Rae Amiran of the League says they had invited both candidates to the forums, but Republican Ru...read more
2014-10-20 12:49
The Republican candidate for Lt. Governor says he believes the SAFE Act is such a strong issue, especially in Western New York, that it could help the GOP ticket on Election Day.  Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss is Rob Astorino's running mate in the race for Governor and in a conference call with Congressman Tom Reed, Moss told WDOE News he felt they could reach a lot of voters who typicall...read more
2014-10-20 07:42
The Chautauqua County Board of Elections will open extended hours this week and next to accommodate absentee voters for the Nov. 4th General Election.  The Board of Elections, 7 North Erie St., Mayville, is open normally Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Additionally, the voting office will have 9 a.m. to Noon hours the next two Saturdays Oct. 25th and Nov. 1st and will ...read more
2014-10-20 06:57
A 23-year-old Medford man escaped injury after his vehicle slammed into a bridge abutment on Creek Road in the town of Sheridan Saturday night.  State Police in Fredonia say that Claudio Barros apparently swerved to avoid hitting a raccoon in the road when his vehicle struck the end of the abutment.  Troopers say Barros refused medical attention.  No charges were filed in the crash....read more
2014-10-20 06:54
Organizers of the "Feeding Fredonia Challenge" remind residents in the village of Fredonia to help sponsor the week long drive that began on Sunday and runs through October 24th.  Reverend Cynthia Wickwire is pastor of the Fredonia Presbyterian Church, which is sponsoring the event. [audio:wickwirewhytheychoosefriday.mp3]Wickwire-Event wraps up on Friday[/audio]Over 80 businesses, offices an...read more
2014-10-19 05:25
A 2-yard touchdown grab by Sammy Watkins with one second left gave the Buffalo Bills a much-needed win, 17-16 over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.  The rookie out of Clemson had his best day as a pro, catching nine passes for 122 yards and two scores.  It was a hard-earned victory for the Bills, who overcame four turnovers as well as the loss of their top two running backs, Fred Jackson...read more
2014-10-19 10:22
The Buffalo Bills today will honor a man who served as the team's radio play-by-play man for 37 years.  Van Miller will have his name unveiled on the Bills Wall of Fame at Ralph Wilson Stadium this afternoon during the Bills' game against the Minnesota Vikings.  Milller, a native of Dunkirk, was the original voice of the Bills, dating back to their AFL days in the 1960s, retiring af...read more
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